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FOX News
Jan 12, 2013 11:00am PST
this week said raise the prospect of an energy tax in addition to this and this reflects part of the point that mary made, you can go after the rich under the current tax, but you can't begin to finance the government we have. so ultimately you've got to find new ways to get the revenue. is this energy tax actually going to be a live prospect in the next couple of years? >> oh, they're going to try it and i think we all owe dick durbin a degree of thanks for what they want to do. mary says you can go after everybody who is rich, you can't get it, you have to go up through the middle class. the problem for democrats they vowed they're not going to raise income taxes on the middle class. instead what you have to do, you have to go off a product essential to everyone's life, everyone uses energy, tax energy, gas, oil and heating for your home. this would be a huge hit for the economy. could do it under the guise of an environmental tax, but it's the quickest and easiest for them a way to slip a broader tax on the middle class into the discussion. >> paul: how should republicans respond
FOX News
Jan 5, 2013 11:00am PST
, and billions more in green energy give aways. so, mary, i thought this was about social justice, the rich paying their fair share. what happened? >> yes, the rich paying their fair share to her rich people. it's redistribution. >> paul: from the rich to the rich. >> well, we know this is basically how washington works. you have lots of lobbyists working on capitol hill and their job is to get money out of the rest of us and give it to special interest and that's basically what happened here. you remember way back when we when we started talking about this, lower the rates and broaden the base. that's not, you know, even remotely what happened here. it was really just more of complicating the tax code in order to help people who had effective lobbyists. >> paul: if you had talked to the hollywood producers who have their lobbyists, motion picture association, 430 million, they'd say we need this, if we don't, they'll make films in new zealand or canada and we'll lose that business. wouldn't that be true of any business, too? you could say, yeah, if you don't give them a special tax fa
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